Matthew’s Recent Stories
World May 27President Obama may approve training initiative for Syrian rebels
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama may soon sign off on a project to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels, in an open move that would significantly boost U.S. support to forces who have been asking for three years for military…
Politics Apr 25Kerry warns Russia with new sanctions
Secretary of State John Kerry is accusing Russia of failing to live up to commitments it made to ease the crisis in Ukraine.
World Apr 02Kerry: Energy should not be used as a weapon
BRUSSELS -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday denounced the use of energy as a weapon, a day after Russia sharply hiked the price for natural gas to Ukraine.
World Mar 16U.S. warns Russia on moves near east, south Ukraine
WASHINGTON -- With the Crimea referendum an apparent foregone conclusion and U.S. and European sanctions on Russia imminent, the Obama administration shifted its sites Sunday to stopping Russian military advances near eastern and southern Ukraine that could further…
World Feb 18Kerry promises security assistance to Tunisia to fight nation’s terrorists
Secretary of State John Kerry promised American assistance Tuesday to Tunisia in aid of the North African nation's battle against terrorists.
Nation Feb 17Kerry calls climate change the world’s ‘most fearsome’ destructive weapon
AKARTA, Indonesia — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday called climate change perhaps the world's "most fearsome" destructive weapon and mocked those who deny its existence or question its causes, comparing them to people who insist the Earth…